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Board Games Break the Boredom in the Philippines

During the current worldwide COVID-19 crisis, more and more families are getting together playing board games. Board games break the boredom in the Philippines and…

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1st Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Death Outside of China Recorded in Philippines

From a February 2 Press Release from the Philippine Dept of Health (DOH.) The Department of Health (DOH) and the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine…

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8 Potheads Pinched Smoking in Quezon Police Car

As a result of this headline in today’s Inquirer.net, “8 nabbed in pot session inside a police vehicle in Quezon,” I surmised the article would…

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Philippine Hospitals CANNOT Imprison You for Non-Payment

In the Philippines some hospitals try to hold patients hostage until their bill is fully paid. I know from personal experience. An armed guard at…

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“Fixer Upper” Joanna Gaines Puts Up Christmas Tree Late

First of all, we’ve had our Christmas tree up since the last week of October. Furthermore, our tree was on “Filipino Time” this year. The…

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If You’re Pregnant in the Philippines, Don’t Eat Balut

Take some advice from the crusty old expat.

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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DO NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

UPDATED SEPT. 19, 2019 COAST GUARD IN ILOILO AND GUIMARAS NOW ENFORCES THE WEARING OF LIFE JACKETS In fairness to the local Coast Guard, I…

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Countries Allowed Visa-Free Entry to PH Infographic

Saw this infographic on the Philippine News Agency website. “Countries Allowed Visa-Free Entry to PH Infographic” comes courtesy of the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs,…

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Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment

LATEST UPDATE “Philippines: Top Five Shortcuts for Fast Annulment” is today’s topic. How fast can you get an annulment in the Philippines? How much does…

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Bureau of Immigration Bans Personnel from NAIA

“Bureau of Immigration Bans Personnel from NAIA” details a recent Bureau of Immigration (BI) July 26 Press Release. BI’s port operations division (POD) chief Grifton…

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Manila Mayor Orders Jollibee & McDonald’s to Hire Old Geezers

I like this new Manila mayor. In contrast to former Manila chiefs, Isko Moreno is on a fast track to “git ‘er done.” While former…

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Six Pesos Senior Smiles

Six pesos senior smiles. That’s all it takes. 12 ¢ to brighten a senior citizen’s day in the Philippines. It all started last month. Seems…

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Want to Spend Six Years in a Philippines Jail? Commit Adultery.

You CAN go to jail in the Philippines if you commit adultery!

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Guimaras’ Thriving Tourism Farm: Sustituido

My asawa and I were riding the banca boat from Parola Wharf in Iloilo City back home to the Jordan Wharf in Guimaras. Guimaras is…

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